Positive Illusions by Steven Carley
Approx. 5,370 words.
Published on July 6, 2013.
Positive Illusions are gaps in reality which traditionally define mental illness. Could it be perhaps these gaps in reality may possess of a positive benefit in regards to an increase in self-esteem? Two arguments exist one stating balanced self-evaluations are simply a sign of depression and a second stating high self-esteem cannot be viewed as the onset of illusioned thinking.